Attach a lens to your camera Canon 5D Mark III


show more Attaching a lens to your camera is one of the many benefits of owning an SLR. Different lenses give you the ability to shoot different types of photos; if the lens isn't seated properly, it can cause other camera functions, like auto focus, to be thrown off-balance. This online tutorial for the 5D Mark III camera teaches you how to attach the lens and understand its upkeep, including keeping the caps secure and clean. show less
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Attaching a lens to your camera

One of the great advantages of an SLR, of course, is that you can take the lens off, and put on a different lens. Even if you don't have multiple lenses, though, you still need to know how to attach the lens that came with your camera. If you do have multiple lenses, knowing how to change them quickly and easily is a good skill to have. When you're carrying more than one lens, you're going to want to be able to work quickly to get one off, and the other one on, so that you don't miss a shot. Also, you want to be able to work quickly, because once you open the camera up, then you're exposing the sensor to dust, and that can mess up your image.

So it's a good idea to practice this a little bit before you get out in the field. So I have here my camera, and the kit lens that came with it. This is the Canon 24-105. The camera has a body cap on it already, and the lens has this cap here on the body side of the lens. So first thing is, those need to come off. It's prett...

Attaching a lens to your camera
Video duration: 4m 3s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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Attaching a lens to your camera is one of the many benefits of owning an SLR. Different lenses give you the ability to shoot different types of photos; if the lens isn't seated properly, it can cause other camera functions, like auto focus, to be thrown off-balance. This online tutorial for the 5D Mark III camera teaches you how to attach the lens and understand its upkeep, including keeping the caps secure and clean.

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